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  1. That depends on how well you sew :) For me it's...

    That depends on how well you sew :) For me it's a ton cheaper to buy from a professional.
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    Sure it's only money and you can't take it with...

    Sure it's only money and you can't take it with you. As a buddy of mine told me the other day - Go as light as you can afford.
  3. Hum... It looks like it's continuous loop for...

    Hum... It looks like it's continuous loop for the win. ;)
  4. Only if they are hot ;)

    Only if they are hot ;)
  5. I would have thought the hammock would have at...

    I would have thought the hammock would have at least come with something to connect your suspension to. You'll need something like a continuous loop to attach your suspension to.
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    Welcome to the forums. Let us know if you have...

    Welcome to the forums. Let us know if you have any questions. Along with Dutch be sure to check out the other great cottage vendors as well.
  7. I'm in the 0/20/60 camp but I live in the...

    I'm in the 0/20/60 camp but I live in the south. The 20 set gets more than 80% of the usage.
  8. I store my suspension with my Hammock but I store...

    I store my suspension with my Hammock but I store my straps in these sap sacks.

    https://www.arrowhead-equipment.com/store/p412/SapSack.html
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    Welcome to the forums Gabe. Let us know if you...

    Welcome to the forums Gabe. Let us know if you have any questions.
  10. "Warm" is relative but from central Tennessee -...

    "Warm" is relative but from central Tennessee - south is very hammock/backpacking friendly for most of the winter. Especially now that it's so much warmer in the winter months.
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    Yep, it's hard this time of year in the south. ...

    Yep, it's hard this time of year in the south. We've been hammock-less for months and we are chomping at the bit to get out. My advice don't do it unless you head high in the Smokes. This is...
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    Wow, that was a very very nice jester for someone...

    Wow, that was a very very nice jester for someone to hike out to get you a loaner hammock. Was this a total stranger?
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    Yea, that's a special benefit of using this...

    Yea, that's a special benefit of using this message board. :) I always load the images on my laptop and rotate them and save them prior to loading.
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    Some say it's not needed but I say seal...

    Some say it's not needed but I say seal everything. If you are seeing leaks then it seems required. Are you sure it's not condensation?
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    I guess I've missed the fact that DCF doesn't get...

    I guess I've missed the fact that DCF doesn't get heavier when wet. In my investigations of Cuben Fiber I've only found that it's lighter and waterproof and the most important aspect has been the...
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    The good thing is there are other vendors that...

    The good thing is there are other vendors that sill welcome custom orders. If every customer worked with them for a "couple of months" I can understand why they may want to limit these types of...
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    That wet weight is still lighter than most other...

    That wet weight is still lighter than most other dry tarps of similar size so if one wants a lightweight tarp this is still the tarp that sets the standards. If you want to do a comparison test get...
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    That'll work. Thanks for the idea. I always...

    That'll work. Thanks for the idea. I always attach this to the hammock suspension which seems to get it out of the way enough for me.
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    I like my Ridgerunner because of the flat lay,...

    I like my Ridgerunner because of the flat lay, saddle bags, an ease of setup and quilt attachments. ;)
  20. Google with this and you'll see a ton of pics...

    Google with this and you'll see a ton of pics from this forum on how users store their quilts.
    quilt storage site:hammockforums.net
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    You may as well get used to it. It's only going...

    You may as well get used to it. It's only going to get worse as the National Park System continues to be overused. There are still many areas that welcome hammocks with a ton less people so that's...
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    Welcome from a Hart County native transplanted to...

    Welcome from a Hart County native transplanted to Alabama. Let us know if you have any questions.
  23. Thread: Brand?

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    Nice! I've not tried this line yet.

    Nice! I've not tried this line yet.
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    I have a lot of favorites. Check out our Hammock...

    I have a lot of favorites. Check out our Hammock Gear - Manufacturers and Services sections of the forums for some of our favorites.
  25. Thread: Storage?

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    I store my quilts in the cotton bags that came...

    I store my quilts in the cotton bags that came with them and then in large plastic bins in a walk in closet. When backpacking I simply "cram" my quilts into the bag filling any open areas. There...
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    This is one of the problems I had with 3/4 quilts...

    This is one of the problems I had with 3/4 quilts and quilts on gathered end hammocks in general. Quilt hooks help:
    https://dutchwaregear.com/?s=quilt+hooks&post_type=product
    as do pack hooks that...
  27. You should try the new Warbonnet buckles or make...

    You should try the new Warbonnet buckles or make this mod to yours.
    https://youtu.be/lBvgGC6v8nE

    Otherwise Brandon explains how to do this in this video around the 1:35 mark....
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    This question has been asked many times on this...

    This question has been asked many times on this forum and while we all have our varying opinions the answer nearly always centers around the 20 set. Go for the 20's and you can vent. This also...
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    A pad will help and it will also change the lay...

    A pad will help and it will also change the lay dynamics so my suggestion to you would be to try it. I would also strongly recommend getting you a Lynx underquilt as these clip on 4 corners and fit...
  30. Pee on the trees and they will stay away. A few...

    Pee on the trees and they will stay away. A few day of skeet practice helps as well.
  31. I'll add to this as he's not only fast, does...

    I'll add to this as he's not only fast, does great work but he's a great guy. I'd recommend if you need any hammock equipment "you'd better go to Jareds" :)
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    Welcome to the forums. You never know it could...

    Welcome to the forums. You never know it could be you that starts the hammock revolution in Russia. Sounds like you have a good handle on the gear. Looking forward to some trip pics in your area.
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    That's a small price to pay for the comfort...

    That's a small price to pay for the comfort provided :)
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    Yep, one piece is the only way to go. Grab it...

    Yep, one piece is the only way to go. Grab it and pull it half way if you need to on a windy day.
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    Where are you that frost is forecast? Our first...

    Where are you that frost is forecast? Our first frost is typically around Thanksgiving.
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    If you can't legally hang/camp you either have to...

    If you can't legally hang/camp you either have to sleep in the kayak, stealth, or change locations.
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    Wow, I've seen a lot of hammocks occupied and...

    Wow, I've seen a lot of hammocks occupied and this one looks very very uncomfortable. The massive stretch looks like a very serious issue. From reading other posts this hammock isn't getting the...
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    I'm heading to the lake to stay cool. ...

    I'm heading to the lake to stay cool. Backpacking season is getting closer and closer but still a month or two away.
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    Welcome to HammockForums. Congrats on the new...

    Welcome to HammockForums. Congrats on the new quality gear.
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    Yes, make it fun at all costs even if this means...

    Yes, make it fun at all costs even if this means a shorter hike or car camping, etc. If it's not fun then they will not want to go back. If it's cold make sure they have more than enough...
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    Welcome to the forums. Those are some beautiful...

    Welcome to the forums. Those are some beautiful camping areas you have there.
  42. Slightly wider than what? What is your reference...

    Slightly wider than what? What is your reference hammock?
  43. More important that being pressure treated is no...

    More important that being pressure treated is no knots. Knots weaken wood substantially. So if pressure treated are better quality then get these otherwise get the others.
  44. Yea, yea, that's it. It's the "cold" butt...

    Yea, yea, that's it. It's the "cold" butt syndrome war all over again. :)
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    Now that was funny ...

    Now that was funny ...
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    Who's Shug ;)

    Who's Shug ;)
  47. Your wasting your time telling us on this message...

    Your wasting your time telling us on this message board as we know better. On the other hand the vast majority of Amazon customers do not.
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    Lucky You :) It's cooling off here as well but...

    Lucky You :)
    It's cooling off here as well but check out that beautiful humidity :)
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    You should check out Schill Brothers Outdoors on...

    You should check out Schill Brothers Outdoors on youtube as they are from that area and have documented many of their local trails.
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    Bummer but if it doesn't turn out you can always...

    Bummer but if it doesn't turn out you can always contact Brandon and ask if they can repair it for you since it's so new. This is why everyone needs two hammocks :)
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